October 18-19, 2013 – Memphis, TN
The 2013 meeting was held in Memphis, TN and the registration numbers increased yet again to 609 people. Morton Gernsbacher, University of Wisconsin, provided the opening plenary talk on “What’s social about social cognition: The case of imitation and autism” followed by the plenary symposium organized by Amanda Woodward titled “Science at an exhibition: What we learn from studying children in museums”. 2013 saw the conference increase to four parallel sessions in each of the time blocks on both Friday and Saturday, along with two poster sessions on each day. Saturday morning saw a plenary talk presented by Renee Baillargeon, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, followed by the plenary symposium organized by Jude DeLoache titled “Thinking, talking, and doing-or NOT: Relations among thought, language, and action”.